DemDaily: The Last Public Primary

June 15, 2016
(while the internal debate goes on)
And just like that, yesterday's Washington, D.C primary marked the end of the grueling primary election season.
When the final votes were tallied, Secretary Clinton had secured roughly 79% of the vote, winning 16 pledged delegates and 22 super delegates to Senator Sanders' 4 pledged and 2 supers.
Although the nomination is not official until the convention vote, the final primary election count totaled:
The Count
Democrats Pledged
Delegates
Super Delegates Total Delegates
To-Date
Total Needed to
 Win Nomination
Hillary Clinton 2,219 581 2,800 2,383
Bernie Sanders 1,832 49 1,881
Source: Associated Press
Following Tuesday's vote, Sanders and Clinton met privately at DC's Capital Hilton to discuss the state of the race heading into the general election and the issues before the platform committee.

According to Sanders Campaign Spokesman Michael Briggs, the agenda included the minimum wage, campaign finance reform, accessible and universal healthcare, an affordable college education and reducing student debt.
Sanders' additional demands included the removal of DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz and other members of the Democratic National Committee, the elimination of superdelegates and more open primaries.
"The time is long overdue for a fundamental transformation of the Democratic Party." --Senator Bernie Sanders
While the public debate has pivoted to party unity and the fight to defeat Republican nominee Donald Trump, the internal debate continues ...
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